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as a lost ideal? >> we're going to be looking at energy security in the next half hour of "gmt" as the white house says a billion dollars in energy aid is coming to ukraine's way. john kerry has just arrived in kiev as well. so that was our first task, was getting him to wellness. without angie's list, i don't know if we could have found all the services we needed for our riley. from contractors and doctors to dog sitters and landscapers, you can find it all on angie's list. we found riley at the shelter, and found everything he needed at angie's list. join today at [ ship horn blows ] no, no, no! stop! humans. one day we're coming up with the theory of relativity, the next... not so much. but that's okay. you're covered with great ideas like optional better car replacement from liberty mutual insurance. total your car, and we give you the money to buy one a model year newer. learn about it at liberty mutual insurance. responsibility. what's your policy? introducing starbucks via latte. instant coffee lovers now have something new to love. still running in t
for energy. they unfortunately are forced to use coal and that creates the dirty air. 1950s in london we had severe pollution problems that killed people until the clean air act came in and then we saw significant improvements. >> i know quite a lot of people don't want to live in beijing anymore because it's a daily risk. >>> let's move to ukraine. the interim authorities have ordered the riot police and marks men to be disbanded. they were seen to be responsible for the targeting killing in kiev last week. russia appealed for international condemnation for what it says is increasing, as it put it, neo fascist sentiment in the west of ukraine. the foreign minister sergei lavrov says there's an attempt to turn russian-speaking residents into non-citizens. live to independence square, tim willcox. >> reporter: this national unity government is expected to be announced tomorrow. parliament is sitting today. we're expecting remarkable, extraordinary scenes later on. the potential cabinet ministers are due to be paraded on the stage just behind me here in independence square. at 7:00 local time,
of russia's foreign trade is with europe. it depends on energy sales to europe for a large percentage of its state budget. it really depends on the the eu and u.s. are acting together here or if the u.s. is acting alone. >> thank you very much indeed, reporting also that as far as europe is concerned, russia supplies a quarter of all its energy needs, the oil and gas supplies, a lot of it through ukrainian pipelines as well. we will be covering all the developments here of course in this huge country of ukraine, all around ukraine. also those meetings in paris and those nato meetings with russian members as well in brussels a little later on today as well. all those developments, you can follow them on the bbc website,, also twitter @bbctimwillcoxs. >>> pope francis has strongly defended the record of the catholic church. in a rare interview with an italian newspaper, the pope said no one had done more to root out pedophil pedophilia. last month it was claimed that they allowed systematic coverups. the bbc's alan johnston is in rome and joins us now. particularly given the u.n.'
ukraine has a very high energy subsidies. it pays a fifth of the import price. energy has to rise as well. that's really, really important. it is important for getting rid of corruption. other bits are likely to be stabilization. that's the good news. the final bit is banking sector reform. the exchange rate when it weakens will credit a big hole and that one needs to be filled. >>> take a look at this, would you? is this the future of aviation? investors behind this giant airship believe it could revolutionize oil exploration to disaster relief operations. it will be able to lift 50 tons of cargo. it has been sold back to the british firm. it has won the financial backing of one of britain's most success rock stars as richard wescott has been finding out. >> reporter: inside britain's big of aircraft hangar, something is growing. beating into life the world's longest flying machine. looks like an airship, but it isn't because it doesn't float. what you can see from here is that unique shape. it's actually designed more like a wing than a traditional airship so it can generate lift. air s
the in stability could affect the global economy. one of the main concerns is energy, ukraine's strategically linked russia to the rest of europe. and russia supplies 25% of europe's gas needs. half of that gas is pumped via pipelines. moscow, we know it has cut can off the flow in past disputes with kiev. it could push up businesses and households. the price of oil is $2 a barrel. a barrel of crude oil costing $111. meanwhile, russia's stock market has dropped around 10% today. and russia's currency is at its lowest point ever against the dollar and the euro. markets around europe have seen sharp falls. take a look. there we go. what the markets are doing. ftse 100, london's main market, down 2%. the dax taking a serious hit there. down 3%. let's get more. andrew joins us from our business newsroom. great to have you with us. we know why the markets are down. i want to talk about specifics. let's talk about gas. that strategic link ukraine has i guess. here's a question. can europe afford those taps to be turn ted off? >> no. i suppose on the other hand you have to say russia can't afford th
states will then have to submit all policies on energy, climate, shaping the market. if these policies contribute to bolstering europe's economic strength or not. european policies are to improve the framework for initiative, innovation, entrepreneurship and employment. this means that we need to cut unnecessary red tape at the european level that hampers our companies in germany just as in the united kingdom. we always have to measure up with the best of them in the world. therefore, european rules and regulations need to be subject to regular reviews just national rules and regulations. should they prove to be superfluous, they have to be scrapped. this is why we have seen to it that the european commission finally takes the issue of better regulation seriously and acts on it. the european commission may only regulate where member states have not passed sufficient regulations themselves. the principal needs to be respected more in europe. it is in this spirit that britain and germany ought to set priorities for the work of the future commission together with our partners. we are grat
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